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5-9-2019
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro softball’s sophomore outfielder Makenna Matthijs was selected to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® 3 Team (NC, TN, VA) selected by CoSIDA as announced Thursday morning. Matthijs earned the distinction for her performance on the field and in the classroom this season.

Matthijs has earned a 3.92 GPA while majoring in Public Health. She has recorded a .360 on-base percentage and .474 slugging percentage this season with a team-high 45 hits, 10 doubles and 34 runs as well as six homers and 21 RBIs. In the Southern Conference she ranks tied for fifth in runs scored and doubles and tied for eighth in fielding percentage (.987).

UNCG was one of just two Southern Conference teams to have a player garner the distinction as Western Carolina’s Madison Armstrong is also on the same district team.

The No. 1 seed Spartans opened the SoCon Tournament Thursday with a 9-1 win in five innings over No. 5 seed ETSU to advance in the winner’s bracket for a Friday matchup against the host school No. 3 Chattanooga at 12:30 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION I – DISTRICT 3 (NC, TN, VA)

FIRST TEAM

Pos. Name School Yr. GPA Major

P Carrie Eberle Virginia Tech Sr. 3.86 Biology

P Morgan Rackel Austin Peay State University Sr. 4.00 Chemistry

C Madison Armstrong Western Carolina University Sr. 3.99 Health & Physical Education

IF Meredith Harris Charlotte Gr. 4.00/4.00 MBA (G)

IF Sara Jubas James Madison University So. 3.98 Biology

IF Chelsea Seggern University of Tennessee Jr. 3.87 Kinesiology

IF Ashley Threatt University of Memphis Sr. 3.99 Physical Education

OF Hayley Baker Belmont University Sr. 3.97 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

OF Makenna Matthijs UNC Greensboro So. 3.92 Public Health

OF Kiani Ramsey University of North Carolina Sr. 3.63 Exercise & Sport Science

DP Raine Wilson Duke University Jr. 3.78 Political Science

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